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Birmingham, B3 3BX United Kingdom

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October 2017

Fierce Festival: Rocio Boliver artist talk

October 20 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
School of Art lecture theatre, Margaret St
Birmingham, B3 3BX United Kingdom
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The acclaimed Mexican performance artist Rocio Boliver will give an illustrated talk about her life and art. Rocio’s story is particularly compelling: once a teenage model Rocio became one of Mexico’s leading News Readers before having to leave the job when news of her pornographic feminist texts spread. Rocio then dedicated her life to Performance Art. Come listen to this brilliant and often hilarious story ahead of Rocio’s performance closing the festival on Sunday 22nd.

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School of Art PhD seminar: ‘In the blink of an eye’

October 25 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
School of Art lecture theatre, Margaret St
Birmingham, B3 3BX United Kingdom
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Please join us for the School of Art PhD seminar programme ... . Sophie Hedderwick | "in the blink of an eye"  Current M3C student Sophie Hedderwick will present and discuss her recent work “in the blink of an eye”. Inspired by Erin Manning's notions of incipient movement and pre-acceleration (2009), the animation explores micro-gestures and faciality, when 2 girls meet, and looks at the way they communicate without words. . Please email Sian Vaughan at Sian.Vaughan@bcu.ac.uk if you would…

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November 2017

School of Art PhD seminar: Fiction, fabulation and ‘as-if’ strategies in art and theory

November 8 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
School of Art lecture theatre, Margaret St
Birmingham, B3 3BX United Kingdom
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Please join us for the School of Art PhD seminar programme … . Theo Reeves-Evison | Fiction, fabulation and 'as-if' strategies in art and theory. The concept of fabulation can be seen as a subterranean passage through many works of 20th century philosophy, from Bergson to Deleuze – a passage that surfaces in numerous works of contemporary art that play with fictional objects, institutions, and events. This session will invite reflection on the potential of fiction as an artistic and…

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